KEXP’s Sharlese Metcalf On Seattle Artists, Audioasis [INTERVIEW]

Although it may not have the same level of musical association as cities like Nashville and Austin, Seattle has a rich and varied history within the music industry and is. Continue reading

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Women In Music Take Center Stage For SXSW Panel

The media's treatment of women, particularly women willing to stand in the spotlight, is changing.  But is it really changing for the better? And what can we – both men. Continue reading

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How To Build An Indie Music Dream Team

Even if you plan on becoming a successful artist without the backing of major label, it's unrealistic to think you can do it alone. Here we look at how to. Continue reading

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Major Vs. Indie: What Actually Happens When You Sign A Record Deal?

As recorded music sales steadily decline, independent artists are forced to choose between either an independent or major label, or to simply  to go the DIY route and avoid labels. Continue reading

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How To Make Your Band Discoverable Online

Given that most listeners rarely discover a band through Googling, the value of focusing on your SEO is somewhat questionable. That said, there are plenty of things you should be. Continue reading

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Music Industry, Tech Leaders Converge On SXSW For Must-See Panels

To help you sort through the chaos of SXSW, we're offering a list of some of the music industry's most relevant thought leaders, and when and where you can find. Continue reading

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Is Pay To Play A Rip Off? What Artists Should Know About Feature.fm [Brian Hazard]

Here Brian Hazard provides a rundown on the relatively new pay-to-be-played service provided by Feature.fm, how to set up your campaign, and whether or not it's actually worth the investment.

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Spotify Introduces “Fresh Finds” Tastemaker Generated Artist Discovery Playlists

Discover Weekly, which has quickly become my favorite Spotify feature, uses my listening habits to uncover tracks I'll like with unnerving accuracy.  Now Spotify is applying similar algorithms to the. Continue reading

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Patreon Gives Users Chance To Respond To DMCA Notices Before Content Is Removed

While many lawsuit-fearing sites simply remove content without hesitation following a notice from the DMCA, Patreon - at their own personal risk - is now giving users a 48 hour window in which to. Continue reading

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SFX To Sell Digital Music Marketer Fame House

In addition to unloading EDM destination Beatport, a beleaguered SFX Entertainment is hoping to sell other non-core assets, including respected digital music marketer Fame House.

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